Rise in foreign arrivals pushes travel receipts up by 14.2 pct in June
Current account surplus at 842.3 million in June, assisted by services balance
Primary cash balance posts deficit of 46 mln at end of July
Industrial turnover up by 8.1 pct in June for eighth consecutive rise
Budget primary surplus at 3.05 bln in 7-month, above target on underspend
Building activity up by 45.7 pct in May, highest since Dec 2005
Unemployment down for second straight month in August, falls to 24.6 pct
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate fell for the second straight month to 24.6 percent in August from a downward revised 24.9 percent in July, the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT) labour force survey showed on Thursday.
The August jobless rate is the lowest figure since May 2012.
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